Rich countries are doing less than poor countries to help refugees, Amnesty says

Rich countries are doing less than poor countries to help refugees, Amnesty says

A report released Tuesday by Amnesty International accuses rich countries of doing less than their fair share for the world’s refugees while poorer countries are overburdened, with 86% of all refugees currently sheltered in developing countries. Just 10 countries host more than half (56%) of the world’s 21 million refugees, says the report, entitled “Tackling […]

French, Dutch far-right call for EU membership referendums after Brexit

French, Dutch far-right call for EU membership referendums after Brexit

France’s far right National Front party and Dutch anti-Islam lawmaker Geert Wilders called for referendums in their own countries on European Union membership Friday in the wake of the UK vote to leave the bloc. Marine Le Pen, the leader of France’s far-right National Front (FN) party, cheered the Brexit vote. “Victory for freedom!” said […]